The Girl Without Skin

Mads Peder Nordbo goes medieval in Greenland with brutal murders and skinned victims in The Girl Without Skin, which follows tragedy-scarred Danish journalist Matthew Cave.…

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Inborn

Thomas Enger is already known for his Henning Juul novels all about a journalist who ends up investigating crimes, but with Inborn he’s written an…

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First look: Knife by Jo Nesbo

Here it is, the front cover of Knife, the 12th Harry Hole thriller by Norwegian crime fiction author Jo Nesbo. To catch up on the…

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Kin

Written by Snorri Kristjansson — So, what sort of crime fiction do you like? Nordic noir? Domestic noir? Historical? One of the good things about…

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The Courier

Written by Kjell Ola Dahl, translated by Don Bartlett — Lovers of Scandinavian crime fiction will know Kjell Ola Dahl’s police procedurals, which are set…

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Follow the Money season 3 is on the way…

After two successful runs making the world of finance and investment a dangerous place, the Danish programme Follow the Money is returning to BBC Four.…

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Inborn

Written by Thomas Enger, translated by Kari Dickson — You may already have come across Norwegian author Thomas Enger’s Henning Juul series, about a tortured…

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Hunted

Written by Arne Dahl, translated by Neil Smith — Arne Dahl, internationally known for his Stockholm-based Intercrime book and TV series, has recently brought a new series…

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Cold Breath

A mysterious Middle-eastern philanthropist, whisked into frigid Iceland under cover of darkness, is put up in a remote cabin. He’s a special guest of the…

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The Girl Without Skin

Written by Mads Peder Nordbo, translated by Charlotte Barslund — Danish writer Mads Peder Nordbo’s Nordic thriller begins with journalist Matthew Cave returning to Greenland, the country…

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Interview: Will Dean

Originally from the East Midlands in the UK, Will Dean now lives in a wooden house he built in the middle of a Swedish forest.…

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The top eight Nordic noir novels of 2018

Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. They were the domain of the Northmen, the dreaded pagan hordes that swept through Europe around the end of…

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The Whisperer

Written by Karin Fossum — You are going to die. It’s a fact. It’s also a frightening statement and one that can and should be…

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Farang: Nordic noir goes to Thailand

Fans of Scandinavian crime shows tune in for a variety of reasons. There’s the cold climate, and the isolation of the far north. Or, the…

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